Universe Guide

Setebos, Moon of Uranus

Setebos is a Moon that orbits round the planet Uranus. It is also know by other designations, UXIX, S/1999 U1. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 86,922,769,119,637,200 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 1.5. Its volume is 57906.

Setebos was discovered on 18 July 1999 by John J. Kavelaars, Brett Gladman, Matthew Holman, Jean-Marc Petit, and Hans Scholl.

The orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Uranus is 2234.8 days. The figure is also known as the sidereel period. The figure comes from N.A.S.A..

The Equatorial Radius of the object is 24km. The Equatorial Radius is based on the assumption of the Albedo value. The value is the radius in km of the said object at the Equator.

The albedo of the object is 0.04. The Albedo is the amount of radiation that is reflected back into space by the object.

The Escape Velocity of the object is 79 km/h. The Escape Velocity is the speed an object needs to be travelling in order to break free from the objects gravity. The larger an object is, the more velocity (speed) is needed to break free from the object.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 17418, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The equatorial circumference of Setebos is 150.8 km. The surface area of Setebos is 7,238.23. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.010. The Mean orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 1857.00 km/h. The is the average distance in km of the object is from its parent 17420400.00.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Setebos orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 158.24 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.5908, it is the degree at which Setebos orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Setebos Facts

DesignationsUXIX, S/1999 U1
Mass (kg)86,922,769,119,637,200
Density (g/cm^3)1.5
Volume (km^3)57906
Orbital DirectionRetrograde, opposite to the parents direction
Date of Discovery18 July 1999
DiscovererJohn J. Kavelaars, Brett Gladman, Matthew Holman, Jean-Marc Petit, and Hans Scholl
Orbital Period (days)2234.8
Equatorial Radius (km)24
Escape Velocity (km/h)79
Semi-Major Axis (10^3 km)17418
Equatorial Circumference (km)150.8
Surface Area (km^2)7,238.23
Surface Gravity (m/s^2)0.010
Mean Orbit Velocity (km/h)1857.00
Average Orbit Distance (km)17420400.00
Orbital Inclination (degrees)158.24
Orbital Eccentricity0.5908

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